What does the future hold for safetytech in maritime?
A Q&A with Andy McKeran, LR Maritime Performance Services Director.
The evolving world of inspection technology.
Inspection providers are making tank inspections safer and maintenance and survey schedules more effective with each innovation. But how does Class fit into all of this? And are these technologies equivalent to a surveyor inspecting a tank?
The US offshore wind sector prepares for take-off.
So far, the country has made little of the enormous potential that lies offshore, but things are about to change, says Rafael Riva, LR’s Commercial Manager in the US.
Will the pandemic open new doors?
If our industry can adapt and innovate like we have done throughout COVID-19, imagine what we can do to accelerate decarbonisation efforts if we apply the right thinking and the right resources, says David Loosley, BIMCO Secretary General & CEO.
Regulations continue to evolve, despite the pandemic.
Long before the COVID-19 pandemic updates to the regulatory regime were already planned for 2021. These changes will continue to be implemented, possibly with greater preparatory challenges due to the varied restrictions that have been experienced.
Navigating MEPC 75: Evidence of an Achilles Heel.
Regulating the GHG emissions from ships was never going to be easy and MEPC 75 demonstrated just how challenging the agenda really is, and more importantly, how challenging it will become.
Fuel supply chain complexities as maritime moves towards zero-carbon.
The challenges of developing more sustainable marine fuels go far beyond ship design and propulsion technology. LR's Katharine Palmer, explains why the readiness of fuel supply chains is vitally important.
How can nuclear support shipping’s route to zero-carbon?
LR's Vince Jenkins reviews existing benefits of the uranium-based fuel, public perception and its challenges.
Green energy: offshore wind on spectacular growth trajectory.
Global investment in offshore wind is forecast to soar in the coming decade. LR’s Tristan Chapman discusses some of the market fundamentals.
Proactive vs. reactive cyber security strategies in maritime.
2020 has put maritime organisations in the firing line for cyber-attacks, and they can no longer afford to bury their head in the sand. Nettitude’s Tim Percival discusses what actions needs to be taken to stay ahead of this rising tide.